Senior Product Manager - Stream



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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

Mission of the role:

You are the owner of an internal product known as ‘Stream’.

Stream is our tool for researching global user needs, distilled a need for global deployable solutions and a digital first user experiences that can be used on Smartphone / Tablet / Web. Dependent on the very countries and maturity of Field work in this local context, a lot of this work is still and also needs in the future be done on Pen&Paper or with import of Excel Sheets. Stream will enable digital data capturing (e.g. via APP) but also be backward compatible to the existing workflows and workforce.

As a Product Manager Data Platforms, you will have the following key accountabilities:

· Formulate & present vision, strategy and roadmap for product area

· Drive the product transformation

· Tight interaction/ steering of stakeholders across different disciplines like tech, commercial, operations, science + external vendors

· Apply OKR framework, track results, suggest and mange counter measures if key results are on risk to be failed

· Update system requirements

· Convert different stakeholder requirements into tangible product improvements

· Work with the Engineering Manager and the Tech Lead in your team to ensure healthy delivery – including capabilities, happiness, resilience, and growth

· Work together with our UX Designers to ideate, prototype and iterate on a new user experience for our internal stakeholders and eventually also external

· Collaborate closely with other Product Managers and Tech in the area to align our platform strategy.

· Lead one or more cross-functional teams to deliver with speed and quality

· Become a facilitator for knowledge sharing in your field of expertise

Now that you know what a Product Data Manager does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?

· 3+ years of experience defining and driving product strategy as a technical product manager / product owner

· Work experience with front-end products

· Experienced in building products used by large ecosystems of users and businesses

· Experience of managing systems designed for customer services or operations teams would be a plus

· Experienced user of Confluence/JIRA, AHA, Tableau/BI/Google Graphs, Office365

· Broad & deep understanding of user research/ design thinking/ MVP concept/ BPM

· Excellent presentation and influencing skills, feeling comfortable in front of a top management audience

· Strong communication skills with ability to build excellent rapport

· Analytical and logical thinking when it comes to data

· Ability to prioritize and capable to say "no"

· Agile mindset and work style

· High proficiency in Business English

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 172 days ago

City: Kuala Lumpur

Work Area: Product

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00011410